Labour needs a ‘One Nation’ multiculturalism

It’s almost a cliché now to suggest that Labour needs to put flesh on the bones of its ‘One Nation’ agenda.

And yet as the aftermath of the Woolwich attack reveals the deep tensions still present in our diverse society, there is gap in the political landscape for a ‘One Nation’ multiculturalism which can help people build meaningful relationships.

Coalition should pause before taking an axe to drug treatment budget

Given the fiscal situation, the coalition is right to look for savings from this billion-pound drug budget – indeed many inside the Labour Government felt that, while we had been right to expand this budget a decade ago, we should have found more savings in this area ourselves during our last year.